Board of Directors
Mr. Nirmal K. Minda - Chairman & Managing Director
An industrialist with rich business experience of more than three decades in the Auto Components Sector, he has been instrumental in forging new alliances and joint venture partnership with globally renowned names. He leads the USD 1.11 bn UNO MINDA Group currently with various other laurels to his name. He has been conferred with ‘EY Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award in Manufacturing Category in 2019. The Group grew manifold under his dynamic leadership, established footprints globally and received numerous awards and recognitions. He has held many offices in bodies like CII as Vice Chairman, Haryana State Council & Special Invitee, Northern Regional Council.
He also served as the Chairman of ACMA, Northern Region for three consecutive years, followed by Vice President for 2016-17 President of ACMA for the year 2017-18.
Mr. Anand Kumar Minda - Non – Executive Director
Mr. Anand Kumar Minda is the Non-Executive Director of our Company. He has over 35 years of hands-on experience in financial control, reviews, manufacturing, and project management. He has been appointed as
memberof the Board since 2011. Mr. Anand Kumar Minda plays a pivotal role in new projects and strategy formulation. He is also the member of AuditCommittee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, and CSR Committee of the Company.
Mr. K K Jalan - Independent Director
Mr. K K Jalan is a Post Graduate in Social Science(Development Administration) with distinction from University of Birmingham, UK. He has a service experience of over 40 years which includes secretary to the Government of India (Jan 2016 – Jun 2017) for the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME). A seasoned officer with a solid reputation of good governance, Mr. Jalan has spearheaded significant changes at Employee Provident Fund Organization as Central provident Fund Officer. He is a recipient of various awards and accolades for outstanding work during his career stints at various organizations which include the National E – Governance award – Gold Category for implementation of UAN in EPFO, Director Special Award for outstanding contributions during stay at IIPA & Bhim Award for promotion of sports in Haryana etc.
Mr. Satish Sekhri - Independent Director
Mr. Sekhri is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and has a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of automotive industry. He has held various senior positions, including Managing Director of Bosch Chassis Systems India Ltd., from 1995 to March 2010. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of various professional bodies, like Automotive Components Manufacturers Association, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industries, and Agriculture and CII Pune Zone Council. After his retirement in 2010, he has been serving on the boards of Auto Component Companies and management institutes.
Mrs. Pravin Tripathi - Independent Director
Mrs. Pravin Tripathi is a former Indian Audit & Accounts Service (IAAS) Officer of 1973 Batch with more than 4 decades of experience in the field of Audit & Accounts. She held various senior positions including that of Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General of India and Chairperson Audit Board, Member of the Competition Appellate Tribunal, Member of Airport Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal and Chief Auditor, Municipal Corporation of Delhi etc.
Presently she serves as an Independent Director on the Board of PTC India Financial Services Ltd., PTC Energy Ltd., JBM Auto Ltd., IL&FS Technologies Ltd. and as a director on the Board of DSP Trustee Private Ltd.
She has done master in English Literature from Punjab University.
Dr. Chandan Chowdhury - Independent Director
Dr.Chandan Chowdhury is an MS in Mechanical Engineering and has a double Doctorate. Currently, he is a Senior Associate Dean and a Practice Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems at the Indian School of Business (ISB). He is also the Executive Director leading the Munjal Institute for Global Manufacturing and the Punj-Lloyd Institute for Infrastructure Management at ISB, the two institutes set-up with MIT, as an Associate Partner. Before joining ISB, he served top multinationals like Dassault Systems and IBM – Software Group as Managing Director and Country Manager. Dr.Professor Chandan has an excellent blend of academia and industry. During his last academic stint, Dr. Chandan was a Professor, Dean (Academy), Chairman (Board of Research) and Member (Board of Governors) at NITIE (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, established as a joint initiative between United Nations and Government of India in 1963). Professor Chandan currently is a faculty at ISB in subject titled Emerging Topics in Manufacturing. During his stint in the industry, he has worked in many leading organizations in their initiatives on technology-driven business transformation. Professor Chandan has been the recipient of numerous awards, and his special areas of interest are ‘Innovation’ and ‘Technology-Enabled Business Transformation.’
Ms. Paridhi Minda - Whole Time Director
Ms. Paridhi Minda, the elder daughter of Mr. Nirmal Kumar Minda, is a strong believer in building value based businesses. She is a management graduate from Bradford University, London and has a certification from London School of Economics in Marketing. In addition, she completed her Finishing school from Institut Villa Pierrefeu in Switzerland. She joined UNO MINDA Group in 2001. In the initial years, she spent extensive time on shop floor to get insights into best practices in manufacturing. She also worked closely with all 6M functional heads to understand the nuances of running a successful business. In her subsequent assignment, she got associated with the Lamp business of UNO MINDA Group and worked closely in diverse functions over next 7–8 years. She was also instrumental in driving process efficiency and led some de-bottlenecking assignments. She is also director on the board of Minda Investments Limited, Minda Distribution and Services Limited, Minda Storage Batteries Private Limited and Minda Katolec Electronics Services Private Limited.
The Top Management Team
Mr. Nirmal K. MindaView Profile
Mr. Nirmal K. Minda is the Chairman & Managing Director of the company. He is an industrialist with a rich business experience of more than three decades in the Auto Components Sector. Under his dynamic leadership, the Group has grown manifold and has established footprints across the globe. He has been instrumental in forging new alliances and joint venture partnership with globally renowned names. Currently, UNO MINDA has a revenue of US$ 662 million and has received numerous awards and recognitions. “Haryana Ratna Award” has been bestowed upon Mr. Nirmal K. Minda for his professional and social achievements. He has served as the Chairman of ACMA, Northern Region, for three consecutive years. Currently, he is designated as Vice President at ACMA for the year 2016-17.
Mr. A K MindaView Profile
CEO – Battery &
Mr. Anand Kumar Minda is the Non-Executive Director of our Company. He has over 35 years of hands-on experience in financial control, reviews, manufacturing, and project management. He has been appointed asmember of the Board since 2011. Mr. Anand Kumar Minda plays a pivotal role in new projects and strategy formulation. He is also the member of Audit Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, and CSR Committee of the Company.
Mr. Sunil BohraView Profile
ED & Group Chief
Mr. Sunil Bohra is the Chief Financial Officer of UNO MINDA Group. Mr. Bohra is a Commerce graduate with honours from MDS University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and alumni of the Harvard Business School. Prior to UNO MINDA group, he was associated with the Vedanta Group where he spent close to two decades in various leadership roles. He has in depth experience in setting up systems and processes, formulating new strategies and developing organisation structures to facilitate growth. His last stint was as Chief Commercial Officer at Cairn India. In addition to the finance function, he is responsible for all strategic planning activities of the Group, global acquisitions and collaborations.
Mr. J K MenonView Profile
ED & Group Chief
Mr. J. K. Menon is an alumnus of IIT Madras. He has a work experience spanning a total of 30 years, which has provided him with well-rounded exposure to various aspects of management, including strategy, finance, marketing, manufacturing, materials and technology development. His association with UNO MINDA dates back to 1997, when he joined the Group as Business Head. Since then he has held various leadership positions in UNO MINDA Group. Under his leadership, UNO MINDA Group’s 4W switch, Fuel Cap, and Blow Molding businesses, among others, have grown manifold, leading to UNO MINDA becoming the supplier of choice for these products. Prior to UNO MINDA, Mr. Menon has had stints with various reputed organizations, like DCM (as Managing Director), Eicher, HCL Ltd., and AKG Acoustics.
Mr. Pradeep TewariView Profile
CEO – International
Mr. Pradeep Tewari is a Graduate from IIT Kanpur; he was a Fulbright Scholar and has undergone a Business Leadership Program at Carnegie Melon University, USA. Mr. Tewari is endowed with a sharp business acumen, competent people management skills, cross-cultural capabilities, and a transformational style of leadership, all of which he has acquired over his 36 years of experience in the industry. He has been working with UNO MINDA Group since 2005. Before joining the MINDA Group, Mr. Tewari was the CEO for Tata Yazaki Autocomp Ltd., from 2002 to 2005. He has had stints in many reputed organisations, such as Murugappa Group and Thermax Group.
Mr. R MehraView Profile
CEO – Interior, Control &
Mr. Ravi Mehra is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. With 31 years in the industry, Mr. Mehra has a rich management experience and has handled roles in strategy, finance, marketing, manufacturing, materials, HR, and product/technology development. Mr. Mehra’s association with UNO MINDA dates back to 1995, when he joined the Group as General Manager (Finance). He has held various leadership positions in UNO MINDA Group. Under his leadership, the Group’s 2W/3W switch business has expanded globally, catering to ASEAN countries, Europe, and Japan, besides being No. 1 in India. Prior to UNO MINDA, Mr. Mehra has had stints with various reputed organizations like Kelvinator, Pure Drinks Group etc.
Mr. Kundan K. JhaView Profile
CEO – Light Metal
Mr. Kundan K. Jhaa academic exposure includes a Post Graduate in Quality Management from England, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Birla Institute of Technology. His professional exposure includes rich corporate exposure of more than 32 years, with his association with UNO MINDA starting in November 2017. Before joining us, he was working with Aurangabad Electricals Ltd. as ED and CEO. Prior to that, Mr. Jha has worked with Bharat Forge Ltd, Sundaram Clayton Ltd., Enkei Castalloy Ltd., and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
Mr. Rajiv KapoorView Profile
ED & Group Human
Mr. Rajiv Kapoor’s academic exposure includes bachelor’s degree in Arts with Honors in English and LL.B. from the Punjab University. His professional exposure includes rich exposure of 30+ years out of which 24 years has been in manufacturing and 4 years in healthcare and manpower services. Prior to UNO MINDA, Mr. Kapoor has had stints with reputed organizations like G4S as HR Director - India & Bangladesh, Fortis Healthcare as Chief People Officer, JCB India Ltd. as Executive Vice President HR & Legal, Tecumseh Products India Ltd, Goodyear and Hindustan Vacuum Glass .
Mr Amit JainView Profile
CEO – Advance Electronics Domain & CTO
Mr Amit Jain is presently designated as ED – Advance Electronics Domain & Chief Technology Officer. An experienced professional of having spent 21 years in the automotive Industry, Mr. Jain has a strong educational background. He completed his engineering from R V College, Bangalore and an Advanced Management Program from IIM, Bangalore .
Prior to joining UNO MINDA, Mr. Jain was associated with Visteon Corporation as its Country Head – Electronics.
Mr Sudhir KashyapView Profile
CEO – Electrical & Electronics Domain
Mr. Naveesh GargView Profile
ED & Group Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Naveesh Garg is presently designated as ED & Chief Strategy Officer, UNO MINDA. A graduate in B- Tech, Production Engineering from NIT – Calicut, Mr. Garg has done his post-graduation in MBA from MDI, Gurgaon. He has been associated with UNO MINDA since 1990 and has played an instrumental role in the company’s growth & expansion across different segments & verticals.
He has excellent technical & strategical experience with in depth understanding of industry existing & upcoming trends, business potential, way-forward planning.
Mr. Rajeev GandotraView Profile
CEO – Body & Structure Domain
Mr. Rajeev Gandotra is ED & Chief Marketing Officer, UNO MINDA Group. A graduate engineer (Tool Room Training Centre), Mr. Gandotra is an experienced professional with demonstrated potential in automotive industry.
Mr. Gandotra plays a pivotal role in Business Planning, Procurement Planning, Group Strategy. He has in-depth experience in Greenfield projects, M&A, operational and financial turnaround, financial control and reviews, managing joint venture relationships, international business and organization building, and talent development.
Mr. Amit GuptaView Profile
Mr. Amit Gupta is President – Business Excellence, UNO MINDA Group. A graduate with honours degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, he has attended the Advanced Management Program at Singapore Management University. Amit has over 25 years of experience with close to 23 years spent in automotive industry. Prior to joining UNO MINDA, Amit has spent 20 years at Visteon & Hanon Systems. He held various leadership positions in product development, quality, business development and program management before taking over as Managing Director of Bhiwadi operations in 2008.
In this current role in UNO MINDA, he is responsible for driving excellence in Manufacturing, Materials, EHS & Program management functions across group.